How to export trial balance with opening balance?


Hello there, sarahjanemonteag,

The Trial Balance report displays the summary of both debit and credit balance of each of your accounts. You can pull up and customize the General Ledger report to show all the information you want along with the opening balance.

Here's how:

  1. Go to the Reports menu.
  2. Enter General Ledger in the search box and click on the report to open.
  3. Select the Customize button.
  4. Set the date range.
  5. Select the Rows/Columns drop-down, then put a check mark beside Credit, Debit, and other option available that you want.
  6. Click Run report.
  7. To export, select the Export icon above the report table.

I've attached screenshots below for your better view.

If you want to have both of the reports, I suggest exporting them and manually customize each information you need to have one report that shows all the data.

Here's an article that provides the detailed steps on how to run, customise, print, email, and export reports in QuickBooks: Run Reports

If you wish to reconcile your accounts, this article will guide you through the steps you need to take: How to Reconcile Accounts.

Please let me know if you have other concerns about generating reports in QuickBooks. I'm always here to help.

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